Day: May 31, 2015

Pak-Belarus cultivate mutual cooperation ambiance

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article image BY AHSAN JAMIL Islamabad: The marking of new horizon of bilateral ties between Pakistan and Belarus is vividly manifested in recent time; the cooperation between both countries is of foremost importance and will contribute significantly towards betterment of RandD culture in both countries as well as the energy, agriculture, trade, and education sector that will trigger the national development indicators towards improvement. President of Republic of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko…Read More

Introduction of Turkish low-cost technology in Pakistan discussed

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article image Staff Report ISB: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and Turkish Embassy in Islamabad initiated measures for introducing Turkish low cost technology in Pakistan to benefit common man. Sadik Babür Girgin, Ambassador of Turkey called on Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF at the latter’s office this week. Dr. Mirza Habib Ali, PSF’s Focal Person for International Linkages and Dr. Syed Lal Shah, Principal Scientific Officer PSF were also present on this occasion. Dr. Ashraf…Read More

Mobile App introduced to stop water theft

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Staff Report LHR: Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has launched a Mobile App in order to curtail water theft from irrigation channels in Punjab. Dr. Umar Saif, Chairman PITB said, "Smart monitoring of irrigation water system is a milestone initiative by PITB and Punjab Irrigation Department funded by the World Bank that would help real time data collection with geo-tagged pictorial evidences." The advanced system has tendency to restrict water theft,…Read More

ICT a must for sustainable development

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article image Staff Report ISB: World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) with the theme "Innovating Together: Enabling ICTs for Sustainable Development" was held recently in Geneva, Switzerland. The summit aimed at creating an efficient mechanism for coordination of multi-stakeholder implementation activities, information exchange, creation of knowledge, sharing of best practices and continues to provide assistance in developing multi-stakeholder and public/private partnerships to advance…Read More

OGDCL secures top rating

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Staff Report KHI: The premier Oil and Gas EandP Company of Pakistan, Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) has attained AAA’ and A-1+’ rating for long and short term entities respectively for the year FY14. The ratings were issued by JCR-VIS Credit Raging Company Limited. The assigned ratings demonstrate the pivotal role of OGDCL and its contribution to the national economy as the largest upstream EandP Company in the country. The company’s large market share and low…Read More

Pakistan`s premier energy exhibition held

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article image Staff Report LHR: Fourth international energy conference and exhibition on "Energy, Oil, Gas and Power (EGO) incorporating Solar Pakistan" was held this week at Lahore Expo Centre. The event was organized by Fakt Exhibitions (Pvt) Limited. "EGO Pakistan 2015 is highly informative, rewarding and provided profitable business solutions to the associated industry. EGO- Energy, Oil, Gas and Power Exhibition Pakistan, is a benchmark event in the energy sector, that has…Read More

MNFSR presents proposal to Finance Minister

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Staff Report ISB: In a meeting chaired by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar this week; he was briefed in detail by Seerat Asghar, Secretary Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFSR) about the zones which require focus of the government at large. Minister said that the proposals put forth by the Ministry were all aimed at guaranteeing food security for the people at large and measures through which agriculture yield could be enhanced. He said the government would focus…Read More

PMAS-AAUR, KRC to cooperate in agri field

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article image Staff Report RWP: A meeting between Prof. Dr. Rai Niaz Ahmad Vice Chancellor Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) and Lee Sang Mu, CEO Korean Rural Community Corporation (KRC) was held recently in which the collaborative efforts in improving agriculture field through capacity building programs, workshops, trainings, RandD and development was taken into account. The training of farmers to get them familiar with technology to propel yield was also discussed…Read More

DUHS convocation held at Karachi

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Staff Report KHI: Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) held their sixth convocation this week. 2,200 students from eight programmes of MBBS, BDS, nursing and medical technology and postgraduates from the 2014 and 2015 batches got degrees. Gold medals were conferred upon Tasneem Fatima, Abdul Ghani Iqbal, Irma Anis, Iqra and Muhammad Aslam. Prof Masood Hameed Khan, Vice Chancellor DUHS addressed on the occasion and said that said that the vision and mission of DUHS was focused on…Read More

Ufone announces new 3G packages

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article image Staff Report ISB: Ufone has recently announced new 3G packages for its customers. The new 3G packages include daily, three-day package, weekly and monthly with data limits up ranging up to 10GB. The status of previous 3G packages is declared obsolete by Ufone and revisions in its entire 3G packages is announced. There are around 10 new 3G packages. This time over, Ufone has announced the most exceptional offer of the year as they have bundled the most famous social apps i.e. Facebook…Read More